Research Associate II, Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology

Encoded Therapeutics

Encoded Therapeutics

South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

Encoded Therapeutics Inc. is a biotechnology company advancing precision medicines for a broad range of genetic disorders. Our mission is to unlock new opportunities for viral gene therapy through genomics-driven discovery. We focus on delivering life-changing advances for individuals with genetic disorders not addressable with current approaches. For more information, please visit

Position details

Encoded is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate II/ Senior Research Associate with experience in neurobiology to join our Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology group. This individual will work closely with other members of the group to develop and execute on therapeutic design and validation, as well as performing preclinical studies for potential disease targets. They will demonstrate strong technical expertise in molecular biology, neurobiology and biochemistry, and will contribute to multiple projects in a fast-paced and dynamic research environment.

Workplace Model: Onsite


  • iPSC and mammalian cell culturing, including media preparation, cell line maintenance, plating, and transfection
  • Molecular biology tasks including but not limited to: molecular cloning, DNA/RNA extraction from animal tissue and cultured cells, basic immunofluorescence assays, DNA library construction, ELISA, PCR, qPCR, ddPCR and Western blotting
  • Confidently conducting and troubleshooting assays and experiments in a research production environment with guidance from management
  • Participate in group meetings and present collated data packages for feedback and review
  • Maintaining detailed notes of experimental results, participation and presentation of results at team meetings
  • Assisting with laboratory housekeeping tasks, including but not limited to receiving, maintaining and cataloging constructs and reagents
  • Complying with all laboratory safety procedures